Uniqlo x Ines De la Fressange
What: 2021 Fall/Winter collection of lifewear for women
USP: Inspired from the Swiss village of Rossinière, beloved by artists for its beautiful mountain scenery, the collection of comfortable wardrobe with a hint of nostalgia is ideally suited to a relaxing holiday in such bountiful nature. From a base of beige moss-green earth tones, the expanded range offers stylings such as cashmere blend knit ponchos, and 3D knit dresses with a simple yet shapely and attractive silhouette. The collection of 44 items includes check patterns or lovely small floral accents, ensemble knits in a gorgeous lambs wool material, and a characteristically Ines style of masculine jacket.
Price: Rs 4,990 - 9,900 (outerwear); Rs 1,990 - 6,990 (knits); Rs 2,990 - 4,990 (pants and skirts); Rs 3,990 – 4,990 (dresses); Rs 2,490 - 4,990 (shirts); and Rs 690 - 2,990 (accessories)
Availability: At Uniqlo store in New Delhi and online on uniqlo.com
About the company: Uniqlo is a brand of Fast Retailing Co Ltd, a leading Japanese retail holding company. Uniqlo is the largest of eight brands in the Fast Retailing Group, the others being GU, Theory, Helmut Lang, PLST (Plus T), Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and J Brand.
About Ines De la Fressange: Born and raised in France, Fressange became a top international model soon after starting her career at the age of 17. She became renowned as the muse of several top fashion houses and is today a style icon in fashion circles. In 2013, she relaunched her own brand, Ines de la Fressange Paris, and continues to embody modern Parisian chic as an art director.
What: Mother-daughter duo collection 2021
USP: With this collection Aks brings to fore chic and gorgeous sets of suits, lehenga, maxi dresses, and many more woven out of sterling quality of cotton, rayon, etc for mothers and daughters. The classy yet fancy pastel hues coupled with the rich embroidery work can raise the bar of fashion higher on any occasion, be it a daytime outing, night party or simple dining.
Price: Rs 999-3,499
Availability: Online on aksclothings.com
About the company: Founded in 2014, Aks clothing since then has been the epitome for elegant, graceful and classy womenswear. Aks stands for pristine fashion, wholehearted dedication and a mind-boggling range. Known for its exquisite taste in design and long-lasting material quality each of the Aks is fairly priced as well.
Only x Flabjacks
What: Collection of dresses, jogger-style trousers, crop tops and denim for women
USP: With this limited-edition collection, Only brings a universe of cute and fun characters illustrated by artist and illustrator Ton Mak, featuring characters from Flabjacks that are unique, colourful and are full of life. Bringing a world of chubby odd folks and quirky inanimate things to life, this range is an extension of this world with quirky prints against street style silhouettes for women. The characters featured have been designed to resonate with everyday life.
Price: Rs 999-4,499 onwards
Availability: At Only India stores and online on only.in
About the company: Only is an international fashion brand for young women and a leading denim brand in Europe.
Saaksha & Kinni | Pixel
What: Collection of apparels for women
USP: The Pixel collection is dedicated to women who want to make a bold statement after a year of lockdown in terms of their clothing all the while keeping it comfortable. This season Saaksha & Kinni have embarked into the world of pixelated prints with layers of shading, pixilation and tones of the same colour to add depth in their ikat motifs, stripes, scratch and shaded prints--all have been pixelated, enlarged and shaded thus creating rich, bold and exciting shapes and textures.
Price: Rs 5,000 onwards
Availability: Online on saakshakinni.com
About the company: The Saaksha & Kinni label started in 2017 by Saaksha Bhat and Kinnari Kamat, and was built around an emphasis to create impactful and comfortable occasionwear. With over eight years of experience in designing embroidery swatches in house for leading brands, the designer duo decided to translate their embroideries into our own garments.
Adidas Originals x Jeremy Scott | 2021 JS Money Wings
What: Collection of sneakers
USP: In 2003, Adidas partnered with designer Jeremy Scott for 100 pairs of Forum Money 1.0 sneaker which took the world of sportswear and fashion by storm. Scott’s boldly unconventional take on the iconic Adidas Forum saw the silhouette adorned with printed 100 dollar bill graphics – a homage to the shoe’s original $100 price tag in 1984. Inaugurating the return of that partnership, Adidas and Scott have have launched the 2021 JS Money Wings sneaker with the same striking graphic treatment as the original, as well as the designer’s signature winged attachment.
Price: Rs 19,999
Availability: Online on shop.adidas.co.in (from August 24, 2021)
About the company: Adidas Originals is a line of casual sports clothing, the heritage line of German sportswear brand Adidas specialising in shoes, shirts, coats, bags, sunglasses and other accessories.
About Jeremy Scott: US-based designer Jeremy Scott is the ‘The People’s Designer’ and pop icon known for disrupting the fashion world, creating signatures out of pop, camp, fearlessness and incisive humour. In 2013, Scott was named the creative director of Moschino and has successfully re-established the Italian luxury brand as one of today’s most prominent fashion houses.
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